Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Carl R. Jones.
Unit/Placed in, 28th Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Group, Heavy.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The Serviceman resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
He became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March.
The Hell Ships Shinyo Maru left Manila for Japan.
On Sep. 7, 1944 the ship was hit by 2 Torpedoes from the American Submarine USS Paddle off the Mindanao Coast.
Carl is born approx. on no record.
Father, Sam Jones.
Carl enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6853690.
Carl was KIA when the Shinyo Maru was Torpedoed, he tried to escape and the Japanese guards shot him on 7 Sep. 1944, he is honored with a POW Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Carl is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/